Jake Meador is vice president of the Davenant Institute and the editor in chief of Mere Orthodoxy, an online magazine covering the Christian faith in the public sphere. He is a fourth-generation Nebraskan and lifelong resident of Lincoln, where he lives with his wife and three children. He studied at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, finishing a BA in English and History in 2010. His writing has appeared in First Things, Books & Culture, Christianity Today, Front Porch Republic, National Review and Fare Forward. His first book, In Search of the Common Good: Christian Fidelity in a Fractured World, was released in June 2019. He can be found on Twitter at https://twitter.com/jake_meador.